Category Archives: Hormonal problems

Post Partum Depression

I asked Dr. Penny whether she had anything that could help with my post-partum depression. I’d suffered from it after the births of both of my children, and I had been prescribed Zoloft after the birth of my second child, … Continue reading

Posted in Anxiety and Depression, Hormonal problems, Womens’ problems

Insomnia at menopause

I was one of the lucky women to experience early menopause and the joy of insomnia.  I did not believe in taking sleeping pills and after not sleeping for many months, I wasn’t in very good shape.  A friend told … Continue reading

Posted in Hormonal problems, Insomnia, Womens’ problems

A Hypothyroidism from stress

I had been running full-out for most of the 15 years I’ve been running my own business. Then, I had a huge five-month-long project with a stressful deadline, in addition to work. By the end, even after a rest to … Continue reading

Posted in Fatigue and Exhaustion, Hormonal problems, Thyroid problems

Auto-immune hypothyroidism: Hashimoto’s

I have hypothyroidism (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis) and was been treated with Synthroid since 1998.  At first, it worked well and alleviated most of my symptoms (cold intolerance, depression, etc.).  But there were a few symptoms that remained untreated.  For instance, I … Continue reading

Posted in Fatigue and Exhaustion, Hormonal problems, Thyroid problems